Against strong competition from a diverse range of manufacturers, supply chain companies and service providers, Made in Britain member Scorpion Automotive was announced winner of both the Northern Automotive Alliance (NAA) ‘Company of the Year’ Award and the ‘Manufacturing Excellence’ Award at a ceremony at the Hilton Hotel in Manchester on 10th November 2016.
The judges awarded the NAA ‘Company of the Year’ accolade (sponsored by Bentley Motors Ltd) to Scorpion based on the, “all-round excellence of the business, including achievements in the areas of manufacturing, quality, and international trade.”
Michael Straughan, Member of the Board (Manufacturing) of Bentley Motors presents Scorpion MD, Mark Downing with the NAA Company of the Year Award 2016
Scorpion Automotive is the UK’s leading designer and manufacturer of vehicle alarm, immobiliser and GPS fleet management and theft tracking systems for cars, motorcycles, LCVs and HGVs. Scorpion products are supplied worldwide to automotive manufacturers such as Aston Martin, BMW Motorrad, BAC, Caterham, Toyota, Subaru, Isuzu, DAF Trucks, Leyland Trucks, Iveco, Norton and Triumph Motorcycles.
Scorpion Automotive also won the ‘Manufacturing Excellence Award’, sponsored by fellow Made in Britain member Vauxhall Motors, for measurable improvements that the company has made in its manufacturing, backed up by a recent £1 million investment in a new state of the art manufacturing facility.
Ash Evans, Supply Chain Director of Vauxhall Motors presents Scorpion MD, Mark Downing with NAA Manufacturing Excellence Award 2016
Commenting on receiving the Awards, Mark Downing, Managing Director of Scorpion Automotive, said, “We’re delighted to have won the Northern Automotive Alliance Manufacturing Excellence and Company of the Year Awards. Scorpion Automotive is fast becoming a global force in the design and manufacture of automotive electronic products, alarms, immobilisers, GPS tracking systems and LED technology. Being an NAA Award winner will be another reason for vehicle manufacturers and aftermarket customers in 15 countries spanning 6 continents to continue choosing to work with us.”